Martin Luther King Day at NAAM
2023 King Day Theme: All, Here, and Now
“No, what we are saying to this nation is that we want all of our rights. We want them here, and we want all of them not next year, not next week, but we want them now, at this hour.” – Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Welcome back! NAAM is hosting a grand community reopening on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Enjoy music, movies, motivational social justice speakers, and activities for the entire family. Check back for the full schedule of activities.
View Dr. King’s powerful two-minute 1966 “All, Here, and Now” speech excerpt HERE.
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The Northwest African American Museum (NAAM) is housed in the historic Colman School building (built in 1909) which overlooks a beautiful, sprawling green park, named after rock legend, Jimi Hendrix, in the heart of Seattle’s Central District. See ongoing virtual series: Historians on Hope. Each week, NAAM features words of hope from notable African American historians in our #HistoriansOnHope virtual series. We invite you to share these graphics on your favorite social media platforms. Be sure to tag us at @naamnw!
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